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Lastly, he sent a Brahman envoy to Tai-Tsung, the Tang Emperor of China, in 641 \expndtw11 A.D., and a Chinese mission subsequently visited \expndtw3 Harsa.\super 1\nosupersub  His diplomatic relations with China were pro\-\expndtw4 bably meant as a counterpoise to the friendship that \expndtw10 Pulakesin II, his southern rival, cultivated with the \expndtw6 king of Persia about which we are told by the Arab \expndtw4 historian Tabaii.\super 2}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li475\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw6\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs23 In an oriental    despotism,   the   sovereign  being}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\qr\li0\fi0\ri86\sb50\sa0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex147\expndtw-7\f3\cchs0\lang1033\fs11 I'nP    PfMlffP    \b\i C\\f    \b0 tr\}F*    \i0 ct'O<v\loch\af1\hich\af1\dbch\f3\cchs0 \'bb\hich\af1\dbch\af3\loch\f1\cchs0        tvjnr'Ti     \i r\\\loch\af1\hich\af1\dbch\f3\cchs0 \'a3}\par \pard \plain \cbpat8\ql\li40\fi0\ri0\sb0\sa0\sl-234\slmult0 \f2\fs20{\b0\i0\cf1\charscalex100\expndtw-5\f2\cchs0\lang1033\fs23 Kama's exertions         \super ll\nosupersub     \super CCntle\nosupersub  .      \super t\nosupersub ?\super e\nosupersub . \super S\nosupersub f\super ate\nosupersub > .\super mucil\nosupersub   \super ot \nosupersub\expndtw1 the success in administration neces\-\expndtw5 sarily depends on his benevolent example. According\-\expndtw4 ly,  Harsa   essayed   the   trying   task   of  supervising \expndtw6 personally the affairs of   his   wide   dominions,    He \expndtw8 divided his day between state business and religious \expndtw9 work.   "He was indefatigable and the day   was too \expndtw6 short for him/\super 33\nosupersub    He was not content to rule from the \expndtw3 luxurious surroundings of the palace only.   He insisted \expndtw13 on going about from place to place "to punish the \expndtw8 evil-doers and reward the good."   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